Which Grains Contain A Form Of Gluten? Clue: It’s Not Just Wheat, Rye and Barley…

A great pictorial reminder here for us today from Dr O at the Gluten Free Society on which grains can still give jip to people trying to get well off gluten. These grains are cross-reactive to gliadin too (ie. you eat them and your body still thinks it is gliadin and reacts the same). This …

Quote of the Week

Two-thirds of people with a gluten sensitivity experience neurological symptoms instead of gut symptoms. This is because the tissue most affected by a gluten sensitivity is nerve tissue.The majority of Hashimoto’s [autoimmune hypothyroid] patients are gluten-sensitive or have celiac disease, which means gluten can play a role in their depression and anxiety.Gluten cross reacts with dairy, meaning the …

Big Bad Gluten…Or Not?

Two interesting articles for you today and a good debate going on so thought I would share with you! The New York Times recently wrote an article about wheat and whether the wheat or gluten itself is actually the issue, or is it more about our wayward immune systems? An interesting question. Read that here: …